Pros and Cons of a Wooden Post and Rail Fence

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If you need a fence around your property and you've decided that you like the look of wood, there are still several decisions to make before the project begins. The biggest thing to think about is what style of wooden fence you want. There are many different options, and speaking to a local custom wood fencing contractor can help you to evaluate what route to take. One style that may come to mind is a post and rail fence.

14 July 2020

Five Benefits Of A Shadow Box Fence

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A shadow box fence is typically made of wood, although vinyl options are available if you prefer something a bit more low-maintenance. The frame of the fence is the same as a traditional wood fence -- posts with a top, center, and bottom rail strung between them. It's the configuration of the pickets that is different. Instead of placing all the pickets on one side of the rails, they are offset so that every other picket is on the opposite side of the rail.

30 June 2020

Should I Install A Privacy Fence?

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When you build your home (or sometimes, when you move into it), you'll have a lot of options when it comes to how to partition your territory. Some may opt for a simple chain link setup, while others may decide to have no fence at all. But one of the most common types of fences is the privacy fence, which is built to increase privacy for you and your family.

16 June 2020

Five Things to Do Before Installing Your New Fence

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A new fence installation needs to start on paper so that you can plan out exactly what you need before being tempted by all the different options out there. The following five points can help you choose the right fence for your installation. Check Local Regulations Local rules and code regulations will affect your fence choice. Most municipalities and homeowner associations have regulations in place for fence height, which is typically based upon the fence location -- backyard, front yard, or around a pool, for example.

28 May 2020

The Commercial Chain Link Fence Investments That Improve Your Business And Provide Your Business With Better Security

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If you are looking for improvements that can help provide your business with better security, commercial chain link fencing can be a good investment. There are many options to consider for the chain link fence you install to protect your business. You want to consider the height of the fence, materials, and detergents to help prevent climbing. Access controls for gates and appearance improvements for the front of your business are some of the other options that you will want to consider.

8 May 2020

Tips For Staining Your Fence

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Wooden fences require ongoing maintenance in order to look good and last a long time. Although painting is an option, a nice stain provides a more natural look that fits better into many landscape designs. The stain protects the fence from the elements, such as moisture damage, while also cutting down on the appearance of stains or discoloration. The following guide can help you prepare for stain application. Stain Selection

7 May 2020

What Does A Fence Cost?

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Fencing is a great choice for your home, especially if you have pets or children who need some protection from roads. Fencing is also a good choice for protection of your property as well as some privacy if you have close neighbors. Plus, fencing can give your home a slight bump in value if you are planning to sell in the near future. That all sounds good, of course, but what about the cost?

29 April 2020